Deals with the great polemical tracts that Milton composed during the Puritan Commonwealth on the liberty of the church, the liberty of the state, the liberty of the press, and the liberty of the individual.
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GENERAL Hamilton, K. G. 'Structure of Milton's Prose.' In Language and Style in Milton, edited by Ronald D. Emma and John T. Shawcross (New York: F. Ungar, 1967). Patterson, Annabel. 'The Civic Hero in Milton's Prose.' Milton Studies 8 (1975). RELIGIOUS LIBERTY Kranidas, Thomas. ''Decorum' and the Style of Milton's Antiprelatical Tracts.' In Seventeenth-Century Prose: Modern Essays in Criticism, edited by Stanley Fish (New York: Oxford University Press, 1971). Cooley, Ronald W. 'Iconoclasm and Self-Definition in Milton's Of Reformation.' Religion and Literature 23 (1991). Fish, Stanley. 'Reasons that Imply Themselves: Imagery, Argument, and the Reader in Milton's Reason of Church Government.' In Seventeenth Century Imagery, edited by Earl Roy Miner (Berkeley: University of California, 1971). DOMESTIC LIBERTY Boyette, Purvis. 'Milton's Divorce Tracts and the Law of Marriage.' Tulane Studies in English 17 (1969). Cable, Lana. 'Coupling Logic and Milton's Doctrine of Divorce.' Milton Studies 15 (1981). Fallon, Stephen M. 'The Spur of Self-Concernment: Milton in his Divorce Tracts.' Milton Studies 38 (2000). POLITICAL LIBERTY Loewenstein, David. ''Casting Down Imaginations': Milton as Iconoclast.' Criticism 31 (1989). Stavely, Keith W. 'The Style and Structure of Milton's Readie and Easie Way.' Milton Studies 5 (1973). Wilding, Michael. 'Milton's Areopagitica: Liberty for the Sects.' Prose Studies 9 (1986). Burt, Stephen. 'To the Unknown God: St. Paul and Athens in Milton's Areopagitica.' Milton Quarterly 32 (1998). EDUCATION Coiro, Ann Baynes. ''To repair the ruins of our first parents': Of Education and Fallen Adam.' Studies in English Literature 28 (1988). Thompson, E. N. S. 'Milton's Of Education.' Studies in Philology 15 (1918). Hamilton, Gary. 'The History of Britain and its Restoration Audience.' In Politics, Poetics, and Hermeneutics in Milton's Prose, edited by David Loewenstein and James G. Turner (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990). Herendeen, Wyman H. 'Milton's Accedence Commenc't Grammar and the Deconstruction of Grammatical Tyrrany.' In Of Poetry and Politics: New Essays on Milton and His World, edited by P. G. Stanwood (Binghamton, NY : Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1995). LATIN TRACTS Hunter, William B. 'The Provenance of the Christian Doctrine.' Studies in English Literature 32 (1992). Lewalski, Barbara. 'Milton's Christian Doctrine.' Studies in English L